A Hero Born by Jin Yong – A Review

A Hero Born (Legends of the Condor Heroes #1) by Jin Yong Fantasy | Martial Arts Translated from Chinese Published by St. Martin's Press Released September 17, 2019 Originally Published in China in 1957 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Here's a thing you guys should know about me: I tend to plan out hardcore, impossible-to-do ideas and… Continue reading A Hero Born by Jin Yong – A Review

GUEST POST: 7 Chinese Books in the Last 70 Years from Meonicorn

For the #readtheworldchina challenge, the amazing Meonicorn of The Bookish Land has written a guest post about 7 Chinese Books of the past 70 years. I love Meonicorn's blog and Youtube channel, so definitely go check her out for some amazing content and book recommendations.  The Bookish Land YouTube Twitter Instagram 7 Chinese Books in… Continue reading GUEST POST: 7 Chinese Books in the Last 70 Years from Meonicorn

The Four Chinese Classics

This is part of Read Yourself Happy's #readtheworld series. Every other month, a new country will be selected, and we'll examine literature and culture for that location. If you would like to participate this month, use the hashtag #readtheworldchina. When you start learning about Chinese literature, you will undoubtedly come across the Four Chinese Classics… Continue reading The Four Chinese Classics

Foundations of Chinese Civilization by Jing Liu – A Review

"After 17,434 disasters, 3,791 wars, 663 emperors, and 95 dynasties, the 5,000-year-old Chinese civilization marches on." The Book Foundations of Chinese Civilization: The Yellow Emperor to the Han Dynasty (2697 BCE - 220 CE) by Jing Liu Released May 31, 2016 Published by Stone Bridge Press Goodreads Author links: Facebook Synopsis Foundations of Chinese Civilizations is the history… Continue reading Foundations of Chinese Civilization by Jing Liu – A Review

Read the World Challenge: China

I've been looking for a massive reading challenge to undertake. A few months ago, I decided that I wanted to read a book from every country, which in itself is pretty daunting, as there are 195 officially recognized countries in the world. I'm taking it a little further though. One of the personality traits that… Continue reading Read the World Challenge: China